Journal of the Proceedins of the Senate

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Page 175 - Army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become members of the confederation...
Page 171 - ... be appointed on the part of the House, to act with a similar committee on the part of the Senate with instructions to arrange the title and style to said chapters or laws in accordance with the constitution of the state of Iowa.7...
Page 21 - That a committee of two on the part of this house be appointed, to act with a similar committee on the part of the Senate, to...
Page 175 - Congress pledged itself, that if the lands were ceded, as recommended by the resolution above mentioned, they should be disposed of for the common benefit of the United States, and be settled and formed into distinct republican States, which should become members of the Federal Union, and have the same rights of sovereignty, and freedom, and independence, as other "States.
Page 177 - To avoid these evils it appears to me that the most safe, just, and federal disposition which could be made of the surplus revenue would be its apportionment among the several States according to their ratio of representation, and should this measure not be found warranted by the Constitution that it would be expedient to propose to the States an amendment authorizing it.
Page 182 - I am in favor of a tariff for revenue, such a one as will yield a sufficient amount to the treasury to defray the expenses of the government economically administered. In adjusting the details of a revenue tariff, I have heretofore sanctioned such moderate discriminating duties, as would produce the amount of revenue needed, and at the same time afford reasonable incidental protection to our home industry. I am opposed to a tariff for protection merely, and not for revenue.
Page 45 - And there shall be and hereby is granted to each new State that shall be hereafter admitted into the Union, upon such admission, so much land as, including such quantity as may have been granted to such State before its admission and while under a Territorial Government, for purposes of internal improvement as aforesaid, as shall make five hundred thousand acres of land, to be selected and located as aforesaid.
Page 45 - ... and twenty acres in any one location, on any public land except such as is or may be reserved from sale by any law of Congress or proclamation of the President of the United States, which said locations may be made at any time after the lands of the United States in said States respectively, shall have been surveyed according to existing laws.
Page 39 - Freeborn, from the Committee on Enrolled bills, made the following report: The Committee on Enrolled Bills would respectfully report that owing to the absence of the Chairman of this Commitee, Bill No.
Page 194 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Florida in General Assembly convened.

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